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  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars reach new heights

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide an excellent springboard for future sporting success, with more and more YOG graduates now excelling on the global stage. Here, we take a look at some of those who have impressed in recent weeks…
    10 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Young Change-Makers thrilled by Buenos Aires 2018 experience

    It wasn’t just the 4,000 young athletes who enjoyed the experience of a lifetime at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018; there were also 81 Young Change-Makers (YCMs) from around the world, who were tasked with a unique supporting role.
    07 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | IOC News

    The IOC celebrates the thousands of sports volunteers on International Volunteer Day 2018

    Without the volunteers who work so hard each day to offer the athletes and visitors a unique experience, it would simply not be possible to hold the Olympic Games. For this reason, the IOC is taking the opportunity to thank and celebrate them on this International Day, promoted by the United Nations (UN).
    05 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Olympic Channel

    The Indian wrestling club prepping stars for Olympic success

    In its original documentary “Can’t Stay Down”, the Olympic Channel takes us behind the scenes at Hanuman Akhara, India’s oldest and most prestigious wrestling club, where dreams of Olympic glory are made and realised.
    03 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, India, Wrestling
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Sharing their experience: ARMs at the YOG

    Elite athletes are no strangers to being role models, with their exploits at events such as the Olympic Games inspiring millions of people around the world. But while most only motivate others from afar, 63 current and retired athletes were given the chance to pass on their experiences directly to the young athletes, and to local young people, as part of the Athlete Role Model (ARM) programme at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018.
    30 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    France to the fore after top seeds stumble

    Men's champion Hugo Gaston leads France’s four-medal haul while Facundo Diaz Acosta delivers big for Argentina.
    29 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Tennis
  • News | YOG

    Past YOG graduates earn top honours

    While new stars were born in Buenos Aires, several former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy making their mark on the global sporting stage with a series of top-level performances. Here, we take a look at some of the YOG graduates who have excelled over the past month…
    27 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Brazil and Portugal take the top prizes as futsal makes its Olympic debut

    Brazil and Portugal emerged victorious in the inaugural men’s and women’s futsal competitions at the Youth Olympic Games 2018, which proved a huge hit among the Buenos Aires public. Portugal’s Fifó was the standout individual player of the Games, scoring an incredible 21 goals – including four in the women’s final, where she and her team-mates outclassed Japan. In the men’s final, Brazil took the honours as they defeated Russia in the gold-medal match.
    23 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Futsal
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